Definition of 'yearning'
Example sentences containing 'yearning'
The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The deep yearning for romance that led her from one marriage to another was virtually imprinted on her from childhood.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Loneliness can be an intensely painful encounter, along with a deep yearning and a sense of restlessness.Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)
But they are united in two things: their love for each other and their yearning for a child.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Are you gripped by a mysterious yearning for a strong female leader to save the nation, armed only with a handbag?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The news has caused a sensation, and has led to calls from women yearning for children for the policy to be lifted nationally.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And I had such a yearning for a child of my own.The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That pain, that longing, that yearning!Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
How many other souls, more often young than not, have felt the same yearning and desire to do something with their lives?Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I had a strong yearning for'hard' literature.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Definition of yearning from the Collins English Dictionary